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Measuring data centre power consumption

Matt Stansberry, SearchDataCenter.com, and Julius Neudorfer, Contributor

Measuring your data centre's power consumption and energy efficiency is the first step towards building a more sustainable infrastructure. Among the data centre energy-efficiency

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metrics available to use, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) has gained the most momentum. In this video, expert Julius Neudorfer discusses the plusses and minuses of the PUE metric and how data centre managers can begin measuring their facilities' energy consumption.


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This was first published in July 2009

 

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